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Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Mala Htun to discuss “Politics of Inclusion: Women, Afrodescendants, and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America,” October 16, 2012

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will present the next lecture in its Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series on October 16, 2012. Professor Mala Htun of the University of New Mexico will present a talk entitled “Politics of Inclusion: Women, Afrodescendants, and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, October 16, from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law. Light refreshments will be served.


Human Rights Happy Hour: James Gibson to discuss “Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects of Campaigning on Judicial Legitimacy,” September 25, 2012

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will present the first fall lecture in its Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series on September 25. Professor James Gibson of Washington University in St. Louis, will present a talk called “Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects of Campaigning on Judicial Legitimacy.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, September 25, from 3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m., in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Benjamin Gregg to discuss “The Social Construction of Human Rights in Africa,” April 16, 2012

On Monday, April 16, 2012, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the last Human Rights Happy Hour of the spring semester. Professor Benjamin Gregg of the University of Texas at Austin will present a talk entitled “The Social Construction of Human Rights in Africa.”


Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Jorge Contesse to discuss “Inter-American Constitutionalism: The Creation and Internalization of Human Rights,” February 20, 2012

On Monday, February 20, 2012, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the first Human Rights Happy Hour of the Spring semester. Professor Jorge Contesse of the Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, will present a talk entitled “Inter-American Constitutionalism: The Creation and Internalization of Human Rights.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. in TNH 3.142 at the University of Texas School of Law.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Henry Steiner to discuss “Muslims in Europe: Multiculturalism, Cultural Clash, Human Rights,” November 14, 2011

On Monday, November 14, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host a Human Rights Happy Hour featuring Professor Henry Steiner of Harvard University. Steiner will present a talk entitled “Muslims in Europe: Multiculturalism, Cultural Clash, Human Rights.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor John Ciorciari to discuss “Archiving Memory after Mass Atrocities,” October 31, 2011

On Monday, October 31, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host a Human Rights Happy Hour. Professor John Ciorciari of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will present a talk entitled “Archiving Memory after Mass Atrocities.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m.–5:30pm, in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Tara Melish to discuss “From Monuments to Ladders: Collapsing Social Rights Typologies into a More Usable, Enforcement-Oriented Schema,” October 17, 2011

On Monday, October 17, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host a Human Rights Happy Hour. Professor Tara Melish of the University at Buffalo Law School, SUNY, will present a talk entitled, “From Monuments to Ladders: Collapsing Social Rights Typologies into a More Usable, Enforcement-Oriented Schema.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., in the Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111) at the University of Texas School of Law.


Human Rights Happy Hour: Professor Inderpal Grewal to discuss “Humanitarian Citizenship and Race: Katrina and the Global War on Terror,” September 19, 2011

On Monday, September 19, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the first Human Rights Happy Hour of the Fall semester. Professor Inderpal Grewal of Yale University will present a talk entitled “Humanitarian Citizenship and Race: Katrina and the Global War on Terror.” The event, which is free and open to the […]


Human Rights Happy Hour: Judith Kimerling to speak on “Oil, Litigation, and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador,” April 5, 2011

On Tuesday, April 5, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law will host a Human Rights Happy Hour featuring Professor Judith Kimerling of the City University of New York, who will present a lecture entitled “Oil, Litigation and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador: Can Cowode Law Protect the Rights of Indigenous Huaorani in the Oil Patch and Yasuni Biosphere Reserve?”


Human Rights Happy Hour: Claudia Briones to speak on “Bringing Anthropology to Court: The Promotion of Trialogues for the Enforcement of Indigenous Rights,” January 31, 2011

On Monday, January 31, 2011, the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice will host the first Human Rights Happy Hour of the spring semester. Dr. Claudia Briones from the National University of Río Negro in Argentina will present a lecture entitled “Bringing Anthropology to Court: The Promotion of Trialogues for the Enforcement of Indigenous Rights.”